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Clerk & Recorder / Elections

The Clerk and Recorder’s Office is responsible for the following:

  • Recorded documents
  • Plats
  • Surveys
  • Birth and death certificates
  • Accounts payable 


Paula J. Jaconetty
Clerk and Recorder/Election Administrator

Sarah Clarke

Chadd Depner

Debbie Walker
Claims/Payroll/Accounts Payable
Phone:  406-466-2285

Recorded Documents

Deeds; Mortgages; Releases; Leases; Orders & Decrees; Assignments and Miscellaneous. These documents are indexed, microfilmed and returned. Recording fee is $7.00 per page, or portion thereof.  Non-standard documents incur an additional $10.00 fee.   Please follow document standards.

Filed Documents

Financing Statements, Liens, Attachments; Notices of Action; Plats; Certificates of Survey; Land Corner Recordations; Election Filings and Miscellaneous. These documents are indexed and filed in the vault. Filing fees vary.

Birth and Death Records

Birth and death records are not open to the public.

Certified Copies of a Birth Certificate

Mail a completed copy of the Birth Certificate Request to the Teton County Clerk and Recorder’s Office with a $8.00 fee per certificate.

Certified Copies of a Death Certificate

Mail a completed copy of the Death Certificate Request to the Teton County Clerk and Recorder’s Office with the a $5.00 fee for each certificate.

Military Discharges (DD214)

These are recorded documents with book and page identification. $2.00 plus copy fees. All documents are given numbers and/or book and page identification so they can be located at a future date. It is important that you have that document ID when calling for Information.  Please mail a completed Military Discharge Request to the Teton County Clerk & Recorder’s Office with the proper fees.  Please note: this form must be notarized.


Go to My Voter Page to see if you are registered to vote, what county and address you are registered at, and if you are an absentee voter. The service will identify you as an absentee voter and you can check the status of your absentee ballot for the primary and general elections.  You will able to view a sample ballot for your precinct beginning 45 days before each primary and general election.  Voter Registration Forms and Absentee Ballot Applications may be printed and mailed in.

The City of Choteau and the Town of Dutton will be holding a municipal election by mail ballot on November 5, 2019.  Ballots will be mailed on October 17 and must be returned to the election office by 8pm on Election Day.  Regular voter registration ends at 5pm on Monday, October 7.  Late registration begins on Tuesday, October 8 and you must come to the Election Office in person if you wish to register to vote for either of these elections.


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